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Sonada is a small town in the Darjeeling District of West Bengal, India. It is 17 km from Darjeeling town and 16 km from Kurseong. Mirik is 23 km away, Ghoom 8 km, Mangpu 8 km and Takdah 11 km. It lies on National Highway 55 connecting Darjeeling with Siliguri. Sonada Monastery, Tiger Hill, Chatakpur, Goreto Nalichour Intek Ceder's and Senchal Lake are some places of interest near Sonada. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (Toy Train) passes through this town and there is a DHR railway station here.
|• Official||Hindi, Nepali, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Darjeeling|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Kurseong|
There are several Tea Estate located in Sonada Valley: Oaks, Rungmook, Ceder's, Milling, Moondakotee, Ringtong, Balasun, Margaret's Hope, Kalej Valley. Balasun River is best place for fishing where fish like trout is found in this region. Chatakpur Eco Village, 6km uphill from the town is a very beautiful place attracting many tourists from where sunrise can be seen.